Network News

  • Life & Hope Network's Monthly e-Newsletter!
  • 3/04/2015
  • *(Life & Hope e-Newsletter)* - Read all of the vital news on the issue of health care, euthanasia and the medically vulnerable!
  • Family Loses Lawsuit Attempting to Make Nursing Home Starve Their Mother
  • 3/04/2015
  • *March 4, 2015 (LifeNews.com)* - The British Columbia Court of Appeal has dismissed a request from the family of an 83-year-old woman that their mother no longer be given nourishment or liquids by staff members at the nursing home where she resides, says Toronto health and human rights lawyer Hugh Scher. In Bentley v. Maplewood Seniors Care Society 2015 BCCA 91, Justice Mary Newbury agreed with a lower court judge, ruling that the woman, who has advanced Alzheimer's disease, is exercising her consent when she opens her mouth to accept food and water, despite her family's position that ... *CONTINUE*
  • Family of Jahi McMath to Sue Children's Hospital
  • 3/03/2015
  • (NBC Bay Area) - A little more than a year after 13-year-old Jahi McMath was declared brain dead, the Oakland teen's family plans to file a lawsuit Tuesday against the hospital where she received surgery for her sleep apnea.
  • Winston-Salem Woman Trying to Raise Awareness of Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • 3/02/2015
  • (Winston-Salem Journal) - Kelly Bouldin Darmofal never imagined that a single moment could rob her of everything - her past, her present and her future. Until Sept. 17, 1992.
  • Smith: Suicide Advocacy Hurts the Sick
  • 3/01/2015
  • (NRO) - The herd media always present assisted suicide as compassionate and caring. To the contrary, it is ultimately abandoning and promotes invidious discrimination against the sick and disabled, seen broadly as unworthy of protecting from suicide.
  • Schindler: Jeb Bush Was Right to Try to Save My Sister
  • 2/26/2015
  • February 25, 2015 not politically – motivated, Schiavo's brother argues in a defense of the former Florida governor.
  • Pushing Death: L.A. Times Says We Should Call Assisted Suicide "Justifiable Suicide"
  • 2/25/2015
  • (LifeNews.com) - In 2014, 29-year-old cancer patient Brittany Maynard received national attention after she announced her plans to kill herself under Oregon's assisted suicide law. Maynard found out she had stage II glioblastoma multiforme and had up to ten years to live.
  • Immediate Release: PRO-LIFE CHAMPION BR. PAUL O'DONNELL DIES
  • 2/23/2015
  • PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 23, 2015) - The Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network releases the following statement: Brother Paul Joseph O'Donnell, superior of the Franciscan Brothers of Peace of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, unexpectedly passed away at his home on February 20, 2015. He was 55.
  • A Tribute to Brother Paul O'Donnell
  • 2/22/2015
  • (By Dr. Mark Mostert) - Last week, in the fight for people with severe medical and other disabilities, indeed, in the fight against the culture of death, we have lost a lion who devoted his life to protecting the weakest and most defenseless among us.
  • Rest in Peace, Brother
  • 2/20/2015
  • Brother Paul O'Donnell, Chairman of the Board for the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network, unexpectedly passed away. Brother Paul was not only the chairman but part of the Schindler family for many years. He was instrumental in thier lives, standing by their side and serving as our spokesman during the height of Terri's ordeal, and involved with the Life & Hope Network since its inception.